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Human Resource
Faculty/Staff Recruitment Certificate

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About the certificate

Since 2006, this has been the only certification of its kind. Over 2,000 HR professionals have explored immediate and long-term methods in locating, recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff.

There are also 8 SHRM professional development credits offered for the course. The Academic Network is a SHRM Re-Certification provider. The course has a limit of 10 attendees per venue to facilitate
personalized learning.

Cost: $835 per person*
*includes continental breakfast and lunch, 8 SHRM credits, certificate and  official recruitment handbook

Since 2006!



8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
Check-In & Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Crafting Inclusive Job Descriptions/Postings to Attract Candidates

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Building Applicant Feeder Programs with HBCUs and HSIs

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Secrets to Building Recruitment Partnerships with Minority Professional/Academic Associations



12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.


12:45 p.m. -  1:30 p.m.
Marketing to an Inclusive Audience (Branding, Brochures, etc.)

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Implementing the Diversity Goals of the Faculty Selection Committee

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Determining the Roles of Selection Committee Members

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Keys to Diverse Faculty/Staff Rete


2023-2024 Locations


Columbus, OH
Thursday, July 27th
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Univ Area


Cambridge, MA
Monday, August 28th
AC Hotel Cambridge

Washington, DC
Thursday, September 7th

Hilton Garden Inn Georgetown 


Edison, NJ
Friday, September 8th
Hilton Garden Inn Edison/Raritan Center

Auburn, AL
Tuesday, October 3rd
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn/Opelika

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Denver, CO
Wednesday, October 11th
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Denver

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Memphis, TN
Thursday, November 2nd
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Memphis

Seattle, WA
Friday, December 1st
Hilton Garden Inn Bothell


Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, December 7th
Hampton Inn Suites Minneapolis St Paul Arpt-Mall of America

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